Some NHS commissioning activities will now be undertaken with other CCGs in Hampshire and NHS England.
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Anyone who's been to an elaborate wedding will relate to the sentiment behind this comedy sketch written, filmed and featuring Islanders which is now showing on BBC3 Facebook page.
Tuesday, 22nd May, 2018 8:49pm
By Sally Perry with one comment
Campaigners say if the regional schools commissioner accepts the proposal to close the school, despite hundreds of students, parents, businesses and organisations putting forward strong and valid arguments, he won't have ‘listened’.
Tuesday, 22nd May, 2018 5:01pm
By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment
The council are jacking the cost of leasing a beach hut by up to four times. Not only that, but the minimum lease length is tripling to 10 years, which the council are spinning as "more attractive and beneficial".
Tuesday, 22nd May, 2018 3:46pm
By IW Council Press Office with one comment
Almost one in 50 children on the Isle of Wight are home schooled, making it the highest proportion in the UK.
Tuesday, 22nd May, 2018 2:35pm
By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 4 readers' comments
On the tenth anniversary of the formation of Newport Parish Council, OnTheWight shares a potted history of the council and what it's achieved and who has been involved.
Tuesday, 22nd May, 2018 12:44pm
By Laura Jones with one comment
In the United States today, they have a national holiday celebrating the birth of their maritime industry. We take a look at one American who had a big impact on the industry on the Isle of Wight back in the 1920s.
Tuesday, 22nd May, 2018 11:21am
By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments